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#1
Need Love?
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See it but never feel it. Get close, only to push it away. “Don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone” Epitome of my life. What is wrong with me? What makes me so un-lovable? Can someone remove this defective... (more »)
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I Am From This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I am from My green blankey and Climbing out of my crib From playing mermaid in the bathtub. I am from walking my dog, And the noise he made when I step on his tail. I am from my sheep nightlight And Blue’s Clues and the Berenstain... (more »)
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The American Dream This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
It is the American DreamWhat we all strive for and imagineIndouble-wide trailers to double-wide mansionsIn sprouting lakes of fake fish.Nothing captures its essenceUnbound by time or dust or rotThe thingswe cherish still are lovingly pattedAnd... (more »)
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Peace Is Not for Everyone
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“They say that peace, is the enemy of the mind,” Peace was the one enemy I could Not defeat The scares of past hurts and cuts And burns Still lay on my arms and legs Darkness was my foe and friend at the same time There was no... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
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I Can't Just stop
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You wouldn’t want this To be depressed and nevermore To say the least filled only a drop of What is called Happy You prefer jokes and giggles Bright colors And music that Everyone else listens to And likes as well You love love But... (more »)
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#6
...Cut
By , Riverside, RI
she carries all the pain of the world and she’s the keeper of hearts and spirits; holding fast to millions of secrets hidden up in the deepest crevices of her brain and she plays hide and seek as she dances with ghosts and monsters and... (more »)
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Cutting
By , Riverside, RI
they say, just stop. they ask, whywhywhy. they say, stop looking for attention. they scream, just die. but she can’t answer, because none of it is true; and so she jumps into this safety she could never find in you. she trapped... (more »)
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Seventy-five
By , Riverside, RI
seventy-five. prudence island, summer 2006 you crawled over the rocks with blonde hair everywhere, i remember you laughing and… seventy-five. i remember when i first met you in 2005, how pretty i thought you were, how jealous i... (more »)
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Sacrifice
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Bang! Slash! Slice! Tearing flesh. Sobs and screams. Cries of anguish. Broken body, Dragging along. Golgotha: Place of Skulls. Clang! Clash! Nails pierce, Skin squishes. “Stop them!” -a mother's cry. Blood raining down.... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
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Do you feel like a man?
By , Midland, MI
No means yes. Stop means continue. Do you feel like a man when you hit me? Or put your hands all over my body? Abuse means love. You say I want you to do these things to me. I just think I don't. I guess I'm just confused. Do you... (more »)
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#11
Goodbye
Everyone asks if I'm fine. How could I be now that you are gone? Everyone says it is alright. I know that but I still feel sad inside. I feel the pain, But my eyes are still dry. I know that you loved me, And I will always love... (more »)
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#12
Gray Today
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The whole world looked gray today. A field of vision filled with colorless things tinged with black and tinged with white unvarying inconsequential immaterial. I woke up with the intention of doing something of making a small difference in... (more »)
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IMPACT
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Society will judge you, and call you names, when they don't even know your story, so keep a barricade. Bring yourself to a place, where you can escape for a while.. Their words will hurt you, but please put on a smile. It'll break... (more »)
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There's a Demon Outside My Window
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There’s a demon outside my window, I want to let him in. I know that if I do I lose, But I forgot why I want to win. The demon’s still outside my window, Knocking, not very loud. He smiles at me with a vicious grin, And doesn’t make... (more »)
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I...The Iron Tigress
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I… The iron tigress of a once beautiful stranger One who wonders sinner if its lethal heart that will blacken your grave as I hear thunder thickening and a chorus of the new dawn bride approaching this safe hell. Or shall it be the vague... (more »)
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#16
Traitor
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Please I beg Dont let me fall Take my hands A simple task thats all You said you loved me You said you will never leave me The tears in my eyes are blinding and I cant see Slipping my hands are slipping And the smile on your face is creeping... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
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